LIMA —Rebel Run, the classic car, truck and motorcycle event, returns for its 42nd run at the Allen County Fairgrounds, 2750 Harding Highway in Lima this Friday and Saturday.
Gates open at 8 a.m. both days. The Rebel Run wraps up its activities at 8 p.m. Friday and 6 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $5, with children ages 12 and younger admitted free.
Vintage auto racing cars are featured at 5 p.m. Friday and 1 p.m. Saturday. Featuring Neon, Burn Out, Muffler Rap and Flame Throwing events.
There will be more entertainment, including the People’s Choice Awards, food vendors and camping sites are available. Registration and more details can be found on the Rebel Run website at www.rebelrunlima.com.
Other events in the region include:
Solo Show at Old Barn Out Back: 6:30 p.m. Friday at 3175 W. Elm St., Lima. Chris Brokamp from Brother Believe Me performs live on the Old Barn Out Back patio.
Block Party at Mercy Health: 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Rita’s Medical Center Parking Lot, 751 W. Market, Lima.
Admission is whatever food you choose to purchase. Join the party in the parking lot of the new Graduate Medical Education Building on the campus of Mercy Health for a free family-friendly community block party. Featuring Stedic Music, a bike rodeo for the kids, food trucks, a bounce house, community vendors and more. Additionally, the Mental Health and Recovery Services Board will be honoring our first responders with a voucher for a free meal from our food trucks on site.
Delphos Optimist Canal Days Pancake Sausage Breakfast: 7 - 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the downtown Delphos Social Tent (during Canal Days). Admission is $8 with children younger than 10 admitted for $5.
Downtown Lima — Chalk Walk 2021: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at 144 S. Main Street Suite 201, Lima. Admission is free. Register online at www.visitdowntownlima.com for your little slice of sidewalk and create something beautiful and unique. Get creative with friends and family or go solo.
The top three chalk art pieces will win prizes of downtown goodies and gift cards. All participants must sign up online and have their art completed by Sunday, September 19, at 11 am. Judging will take place Sunday afternoon with winners being announced on Facebook and our website. ArtSpace/Lima will be the host location and participants can stop in for an optional sign-in and free chalk pick up. ArtSpace will also have a children’s art activity.
FitGod Youth Fitness Bootcamp: 12 p.m. or 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Bradfield Community Center, 550 S. Collet St., Lima. Free. Register at j.mp/3A7iEMg, 419-228-7766 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Furry Tail Farm: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday at 19407 St. Rt. 117, Waynesfield. Admission is $10 for kids ages 3-17 and $5 for adults. Grandparents and Seniors are admitted free.
Each weekend is a different theme. Sunday is sponsored by Bobcat and features driving an excavator. There will be fall fun for families on the farm. Hayrides, a giant jump pillow, pedal tractors, straw forts, goat walks, rabbit tunnels, rock climbing walls, a squash box, zip lines, tube slides, mining station, tire towers and a sit-n-zip.
The King Car Show: Noon-5 p.m. Sunday at the Faurot Park Pavilion, S. Cole & Park Drive, Lima. Admission is free. Car registration is $15 and includes a free T-shirt.
The eighth annual King Car and Motorcycle Show will feature an appearance from Elvis impersonator Richie Crouch with special guest Barney Fife. The event will also include live music, raffles, and awards for the best vehicles. Proceeds benefit the Salvation Army.